Position Description: The primary responsibility of the Research Assistant is to develop, conduct, and manage research projects designated by faculty supervisors.
The Research Assistant has a leading role in the development and execution of major research projects, and performs state-of-the-art analyses for research projects in collaboration with faculty .
Under the supervision of assigned faculty members, the Research Assistant will provide supervision of volunteer research assistants; create, design and conduct a variety of research studies; manage the recruitment of research subjects; collect, manage, analyze and process data for the intent of publishing in top tier academic journals; perform literature reviews; manage lab meetings, research budget, and project coordination.
Responsibilities also include coordination of research projects with external collaborators, which may take place in and outside of the US, including external communication and managing deadlines and work flow with external parties.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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